18 Best Scholarships for International Students

//18 Best Scholarships for International Students

scholarships for international students

Do you want to receive scholarships? If so, you have come to the right resource. In this article, I will guide you to the best scholarships available in each country for international students. I hope that this guide will be a help as you try to find scholarships.


Scholarships in the USA for International Students

Harvard University Scholarships

  • Link- http://uscollegeinternational.com/2017/09/25/study-in-usa-harvard-university-scholarships/
  • Degree Program- Undergraduate, Master’s, PhD
  • Scholarship Award- The maximum amount for undergraduate and graduate students are fully funded. For master’s, the amount of scholarship is not guaranteed.
  • Short Description- Harvard University is one of the most prestigious universities in the world. It was founded in 1636 and is located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. It offers scholarships to international students so that the financial difficulty will not hinder international students from attending this excellent university.


Princeton University Scholarships

  • Link- http://uscollegeinternational.com/index.php/2017/08/05/princeton-university-scholarships/
  • Degree Program- Undergraduate, Master’s, PhD
  • Scholarship Award- Like Harvard University, up to fully funded scholarships are awarded for undergraduate and PhD students, but it is not guaranteed for Master’s students.
  • Short Description- Princeton University is an elite Ivy league school located in Princeton, New Jersey. Unlike many other prestigious universities, it was founded little later in 1746. This excellent university is known for academic excellence in all academic fields and has produced many successful alumni including Woodrow Wilson and Michelle Obama. Princeton University is now offering scholarships to international students so they can study at their university.


MIT Scholarships

  • Link- http://uscollegeinternational.com/2017/10/21/mit-scholarships-fully-funded/
  • Degree Program- Undergraduate, Master’s, PhD
  • Scholarship Award- Up to fully funded scholarships are guaranteed for both undergraduate and PhD students; however, scholarships for Master’s students are not guaranteed.
  • Short Description- Massachusetts Institute of Technology, also known as MIT, is located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the same city and state where Harvard University is located in. It is regarded as one of the best universities in the area of technology, science, and engineering. It is the dream of many students to study at this excellent university. To help with the high tuition cost, MIT has offered scholarships to international students who wish to study. If you want to know more about it, visit the link above.


Fulbright Scholarships

  • Link- http://uscollegeinternational.com/2017/06/21/fulbright-program-fully-funded/
  • Degree Program- Master’s, PhD
  • Scholarship Award- Tuition, fees, room, board, books, insurance, plane ticket
  • Short Description- Fulbright Scholarships has been established in 1946 to promote mutual understanding between USA and other nations. Its goal has been to educate foreign students in American Institution as well as to send American students so they can learn foreign culture. Since its founding, thousands of international students have been benefited by this program which gives fully funded scholarships. If you want to receive this scholarship, please visit the link above.


Knight-Hennessy Scholarships

  • Link- http://uscollegeinternational.com/2017/06/19/knight-hennessy-scholarships/
  • Degree Program- Master’s, PhD
  • Scholarship Award- Tuition, fees, room, board, books, supplies, instruction materials, health insurance, transportation, personal expenses
  • Short Description- Knight-Hennessy Scholarships is awarded by Stanford University. Every year, it awards scholarships to 100 domestic and international students to study in any department basically for free. They do want more international students than domestic students, so they will award about 70 international students and 30 domestic students each year. For application procedure, check out the link.


University of Alabama

  • Link- http://uscollegeinternational.com/2017/04/02/university-alabama-scholarships/
  • Degree Program- Undergraduate
  • Scholarship Award- Tuition, partial coverage of room and board for engineering students
  • Short Description- University of Alabama is a flagship university for the state of Alabama. It was founded in 1831 with the purpose of education the citizens of the state. It offers excellent education in the field of engineering and accounting especially. This university is unique because it offers scholarships for international students which is uncommon for state universities. They offer them based on GPA and ACT/SAT scores. If you want to study with scholarship, visit the link above.


Mississippi State University

  • Link- http://uscollegeinternational.com/2017/04/04/mississippi-state-university-automatic-scholarship/
  • Degree Program- Undergraduate
  • Scholarship Award- Tuition
  • Short Description- As with University of Alabama, Mississippi State University is considered to be one of the flagship universities in the state of Mississippi. This university is excellent especially if you are part of the honors college which offers students many benefits. It offers full tuition scholarships for international students based on GPA and SAT/ACT Scores. To learn more, click on the above link.

These are just the handful of scholarships that are in Global Scholarships for International Students. If you want more information, visit Undergraduate or Graduate Scholarships in USA!


Scholarships in Canada for International Students

Vanier Scholarships

  • Link- http://uscollegeinternational.com/2017/08/15/vanier-scholarships/
  • Degree Program- PhD or Combined MA/PhD
  • Scholarship Awards- $50,000 per year
  • Short Description- The government of Canada offers scholarships for PhD international students. The scholarships are part of Canadian government’s effort to recruit more qualified international students to Canada. This push will help the Canadian society and economy by recruiting intellectuals that will contribute to the society.


University of Toronto Scholarships

  • Link- http://uscollegeinternational.com/2017/08/14/university-toronto-scholarships/
  • Degree Program- Undergraduate, PhD
  • Scholarship Awards-Fully funded scholarships for both undergraduate and PhD students.
  • Short Description- University of Toronto is regarded to be one of the best universities in Canada and around the world. Founded in 1827, it quickly became one of the largest Canadian universities by building reputation of academic excellence. Later, it attracted many international students because of their track record of alumni success after graduation. Also, to attract qualified international students who are needy, they provide scholarships so they can study.


Scholarships in United Kingdom

Chevening Scholarships

  • Link- http://uscollegeinternational.com/2017/07/21/chevening-scholarships/
  • Degree Program-Master’s
  • Scholarship Awards- Tuition, airplane ticket, monthly stipend, arrival allowance, visa cost
  • Short Description- Chevening scholarships is United Kingdom’s government scholarships that aims to attract qualified master’s students to study in excellent universities in the United Kingdom. It was started in 1983, and since then, thousands of students have studied in Chevening-eligible universities to receive a good education. There are many requirements for this scholarship though including work experience and nationality requirements. Visit the link above for specific details about those requirements.


Oxford University Scholarships

  • Link- http://uscollegeinternational.com/2017/07/20/oxford-university-scholarships/
  • Degree Program- Undergraduate, Master’s, PhD
  • Scholarship Awards- Fully funded scholarships for undergraduate, Master’s, and PhD international students
  • Short Description- Oxford University is one of the best universities in the whole world. In the esteemed ranking system of Times Higher Education, this university was ranked first among all universities globally including Harvard, Yale, and Princeton University. This excellent university was founded in 1096 which makes it second oldest university that is still operating. Back by thousands of donors, Oxford University has awarded many scholarships for international students, and if you want to apply, visit the link above.


University of Cambridge Scholarships

  • Link- http://uscollegeinternational.com/2017/07/29/university-cambridge-scholarships/
  • Degree Program- Master’s, PhD
  • Scholarship Awards- For master’s, tuition, monthly stipend, airplane ticket, and visa costs; for PhD students, tuition and monthly stipend
  • Short Description-University of Cambridge was founded in 1209 and became a very large university. It now has 18,000 students with 11,000 staff who are located in various colleges and departments. These elite group of people are the best among many students in the world. For instance, the University of Cambridge has produced over 96 Nobel laureates in various fields such as physics, chemistry, and economics. The sheer number of successful alumni shows the excellence in academics of this university. This university is now accepting international students. Apply Now!


University of St. Andrews Scholarship

  • Link- http://uscollegeinternational.com/2017/09/10/university-st-andrews-scholarships-fully-funded/
  • Degree Program- Undergraduate, Master’s, PhD
  • Scholarship Awards- For undergraduate students, maximum amount of scholarship is 25,000 euros. For Master’s students, maximum amount of scholarship is tuition, living stipend, traveling cost, and insurance. For PhD students, maximum amount of scholarship is tuition and maintenance fees.
  • Brief Description- University of St. Andrews is widely regarded as the best university in Scotland and one of the best in the United Kingdom. Founded in 1410, it has a long history of providing excellent education to students for centuries. This fabulous institution is offering scholarships for international students who wish to study in UK.


London School of Economics Scholarships

  • Link- http://uscollegeinternational.com/2017/07/24/london-school-economics-scholarships/
  • Degree Program- Undergraduate, Master’s, PhD
  • Scholarship Awards- LSE offers undergraduate students scholarships up to 26,000 euros per year. Also, it offers fully funded scholarships to master’s and PhD students.
  • Brief Description- LSE is regarded as one of the best universities in the field of economics globally. It has produced most Nobel laureates in economics than any other university in the world. Also, its alumni are found in many high economic positions such as in Wall Street. This university also has a high number of international students which make up approximately 70% of all the students.

There are many scholarships for international students in the UK. These are just sample of the scholarships that are available, and if you want more information about other scholarships offered in UK, visit UK Scholarships Category.


Australian Scholarships for International Students

University of Melbourne Scholarships

  • Link- http://uscollegeinternational.com/2017/08/07/university-melbourne-scholarships/
  • Degree Programs- Undergraduate, Master’s, PhD
  • Scholarships Amount- Undergraduate students are eligible for up to full tuition scholarships, and Master’s and PhD students are eligible for up to fully funded scholarships.
  • Brief Description- University of Melbourne was founded in 1853, and since its founding, it has become a leading institution in Australia. This university has produced more Nobel laureates than any other universities in Australia. Many successful alumni have graduate from University of Melbourne including four prime ministers in Australia.


University of Sydney Scholarships for International Students

  • Link- http://uscollegeinternational.com/2017/08/04/university-sydney-scholarships/
  • Degree Programs- Master’s, PhD
  • Scholarships Award- Both Master’s and PhD students are eligible for up to full tuition and $26,000 a year.
  • Short Description- University of Sydney was the first university to be established in Australia. It was founded in 1950 and became one of the best universities in the world. Currently, it is ranked 26th globally, making it top 0.25% universities in the whole world. Also, it has one of the most beautiful campuses in the world, which the students in University of Sydney can enjoy. University of Sydney offers scholarships for international students.


University of Queensland Scholarships 

  • Link- http://uscollegeinternational.com/2017/08/10/university-queensland-scholarships/
  • Degree Programs- Master’s, PhD
  • Scholarships Award- Master’s students are eligible for up to full tuition scholarships, and PhD students are eligible for fully funded scholarships which covers tuition, stipend, and airplane tickets.
  • Brief Description- University of Queensland is a very big university in Australia. Currently, it has around 50,000 students including 15,000 international students. These students are taught by 7,000 qualified professors. This university has grown a lot from its founding of 1908 because of the fabulous academics that it provides. Because of that, it is part of the “sandstone universities,” or Australian Ivy League Universities.


Curtin University Scholarships

  • Link- http://uscollegeinternational.com/2017/08/23/curtin-university-scholarships/
  • Degree Programs- PhD
  • Scholarships Amount- Fully Funded Scholarships for PhD students
  • Brief Description- Curtin University is located in Perth, Australia. This university is offering fully funded scholarships for PhD international students. This is part of Curtin University’s plan to become one of the best universities of the world. It now has a total of 59,000 students and will continue to grow.

These scholarships are just few of many Australian scholarships that are found in Global Scholarships for International Students! If you want more scholarships, visit Australian Scholarships Category!


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